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Presidential Timeline


Subjects: U.S. History, Language Arts, Technology

Grade: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12


Brief Description

Students create a time line about the presidents of the United States.


Students sequence historical events in chronological order and demonstrate research skills using the Internet and/or library sources.


time line, timeline, presidents, United States

Materials Needed

  • teacher-selected examples of time lines
  • computers with Internet access or student-researched library materials about the presidents
  • paper
  • pens or pencils
  • PowerPoint software (optional)

Lesson Plan

Variation: Have students create time lines of the lives of individual presidents.


Evaluate students' time lines and presentations.

Lesson Plan Source

Education World

Submitted By

Lois Lewis

National Standards

Social Sciences:

Language Arts:


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